15 titanic sci-fi spaceships that went down in a blaze of glory

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Marc Bernardin
Dec 17, 2012

Science fiction is full-to-bursting with spaceworthy vessels—including some that we'd kill to be able to fly—but a few have been destroyed in positively stirring demonstrations of valor and bravery. As we note the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, here are some starships that didn't make it either.

Some of these boats belonged to heroes, while others were under the command of villains, but only one of them survived through to obsolescence. We lost the rest before their time.